U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 Faces New Tests

Boeing MQ-25 test asset
A Boeing-owned MQ-25 test asset underwent deck-handling tests Dec. 12 on the USS George H.W. Bush during the program’s first at-sea testing.
Credit: U.S. Navy
The Boeing MQ-25 Stingray program used 2021 to prove its prototype of the unmanned refueling aircraft can perform the basics for the U.S. Navy, and now is looking to ramp up production under the initial engineering and manufacturing development contract and put those aircraft to the test. “The next...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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